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JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern: Paper 1 & Paper 2 Pattern and Marking Scheme

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IIT Delhi has released the JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern. Every year, the conducting authority of JEE Advanced 2020, IIT – Delhi, surprises its candidates by making some changes in the exam pattern. But, students can have an idea of the marking scheme, duration and the types of questions asked in the examination by looking at the previous trends

  • To begin with, JEE Advanced 2020 is a computer-based test and is conducted online.
  • Secondly, it has two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. The students must appear in both the papers.
  • Both the papers will have different sections comprising the questions based on MCQs, NATs, List Match Sets, etc.
  • The paper will consist of the questions from three subjects mainly, i.e., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

IIT – Delhi will conduct the exam on 27th September, 2020. Although, JEE Main is speculated to be postponed. This will directly affect JEE Advanced examination. However, students will be notified with concrete information soon.

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern Highlights

Particulars Details
Conducting Institute IIT Delhi
Number of Papers 2 – Paper 1 and Paper 2
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Mode of Examination Online – Computer-Based Test
Duration 3 hours
Question Type MCQs and Numerical Value-based; List Match Questions

JEE Advanced 2020 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced 2020 Marking Scheme

The JEE Advanced Paper Analysis makes us understand that the examination consists of two papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. It is important to note that the number of questions asked and the JEE Advanced 2020 exam pattern varies from year to year. It is never fixed.

JEE Advanced Paper 1 Marking scheme

Section Question Type Marks awarded for a correct response Negative Marking
1 Multiple Choice Question with 1 correct answer +3 -1
2 Multiple Choice Question with more than 1 correct answer +4 -1
3 Numerical Value answer- based questions +3 0

JEE Advanced Paper 2 Marking scheme

Section Question Type Marks awarded for correct response Negative Marking
1 Multiple Choice Question with more than 1 correct answer +4 -1
2 Numerical Value answer based questions +3 0
3 List Match type Questions +3 -1

JEE Advanced Previous Year’s Exam Pattern

The JEE Advanced 2020 exam pattern is not static. This means that it varies every year. So, let us look into the pattern and JEE Advanced Question Paper to understand its trend.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2019 Paper 1

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with one correct answer 4 +3 for a correct answer Not Given 0 for unanswered question -1 for the wrong answer 12
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 8 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers; +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers; +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 32
Numerical Value Answer 6 +3 If only the correct answer is selected Not Given 0 In all other cases Not Given 15

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2019 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 8 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 32
Numerical Value Answer 6 +3 If only the correct answer is selected Not Given 0 In all other cases Not Given 18
List match Sets type questions 2 sets +3 If only the option corresponding to the correct combination is chosen Not Given 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 In all other cases 12

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018 Paper 1

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with one correct answer 4 +3 If a student marks the correct answer Not Given 0 If the question is left unanswered -1 If wthe rong answer is selected 12
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 6 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 24
Numerical Value Answer 8 +3 If only the correct answer is selected Not Given 0 In all other cases Not Given 24

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
Multiple Choice Questions with more than one correct answer 6 +4 If the correct option(s) is selected +3 If all the four options are correct but a student selects only 3 answers +2 – If three or more options are correct but a student selects only 2 correct answers +1 – If two or more options are correct but a student selects only 1 correct answer No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -1 If wrong answer is selected 24
Single Digit Integer type Questions 8 +3 If only the correct answer is selected No partial marking 0 In all other cases no negative marking 24
Multiple Choice Questions with one correct answer 4 +3 If only the option corresponding to the correct combination is chosen No partial marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 In all other cases 12

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017 – Paper I

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 7 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 28
Single Digit Integer 5 +3 No Partial Marking  0 In all other cases No negative Marking 15
One correct Answer 6 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 18

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2017 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 7 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 28
Single Correct Option 7 +3 No Partial Marking  0 In all other cases -1 21
One correct Answer (Paragraph based) 4 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted No negative Marking 12

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2016 – Paper I

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 8 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 32
Single Digit Integer 5 +3 No Partial Marking  0 In all other cases No Negative Marking 15
One correct Answer 5 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted -1 15

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2016 – Paper II

Question Type Number of Questions Marking scheme
Full marks Partial Marks Zero Marks Negative Marks Maximum Marks for the section
MCQ with one or more correct options 8 +4 +1 No marks will be awarded if no attempt is made -2 32
Single Digit Integer 6 +3 No Partial Marking  0 In all other cases -1 18
One correct Answer 4 +3 No Partial Marking 0 If the question is left un-attempted No Negative Marking 12

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

The three sections of the JEE Advanced 2020 syllabus is divided into several units. These units are mentioned below. 

Physics

  • General Physics
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics

Check JEE Main Physics Syllabus

Chemistry

  • Gaseous and Liquid States
  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Energetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Solutions, Solid State, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Chemical Equilibrium
  • Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes, Benzene, Phenol, Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Peptides, Polymers
  • Isolation/Preparation and Properties of Non-metals, Preparation and Properties of Compounds, Transition Elements (3D Series), Preparation and Properties of Compounds, Ores and Minerals, Extractive Metallurgy, Principles of Qualitative Analysis. 

Check JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus

Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Vectors

Check JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern – AAT Exam

AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test) will consist of one paper only. The exam comprises topics like Freehand drawing, Architectural awareness, 3-D perceptions, Imaging and Aesthetic sensitivity, and Geometrical drawing.

Also, the aspirants must check the table mentioned below to know the AAT Exam pattern

Mode of Exam Online
Duration 3 Hours
Language English
Sections Imaging and Aesthetic sensitivity
Geometrical drawing
3-D perceptions
Architectural awareness
Freehand drawing

Exam Day Guidelines for JEE Advanced 2020

Here are some of the guidelines that the candidates need to keep in mind for the day of the examination:

  1. First, report to the exam centre at least an hour prior to the starting of the exam.
  2. Second, carry your JEE Advanced 2020 Admit Card to the examination centre. This will be verified before entering the exam halls.
  3. Third, make sure there are no discrepancies on the admit card.
  4. Next, carry your admit cards, original photo identity card, a pencil, a ballpoint pen, and an eraser, to the exam hall. No piece of paper or any other object will be allowed.
  5. Also, biometric verification and physical frisking will be done for each candidate and they are expected to cooperate with the staff for the same.
  6. Then, wear open footwear on the day of the exam.
  7. Mobile phones, earphones, Bluetooth devices, microphones or any other gadgets are prohibited from the examination hall.
  8. Entering or leaving the examination hall or centre during the examination is strictly not allowed.
  9. Lastly, don’t wear bracelets, rings, necklace, badge, charms, hair band, veil, and clothes with full sleeves or big buttons. This will only take more of their time during the frisking process.

Violation of any of these rules by the students will directly result in the cancellation of their candidature. Thus, students are advised to go through these rules and regulations properly.

JEE Advanced 2020 exam pattern and marking scheme has been released by the organizing authority, i.e., IIT Delhi on the official website (jeeadv.ac.in) of JEE Advanced. This gives an idea of how to prepare for the examination. Also, the previous year’s JEE Advanced question paper is more useful that can help students in preparing the strategy to appear for the examination.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques. What are the total marks in JEE Advanced Paper?

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Ans. The total marks in JEE Advanced paper is not fixed. They vary every year.
Ques. What is the duration of each paper in JEE Advanced?

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Ans. The duration is 3 hours for each paper.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in Numerical value-based questions in JEE Advanced papers?

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Ans. No, there is no negative marking in Numerical Value-based questions.

Ques. What are the different types of questions asked in JEE Advanced?

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Ans. The different types of questions asked MCQ with one correct answer, MCQ with one or more correct answer, Numerical value Answer-based questions, etc.


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